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April 1: Hopefully Devoted, or the Feminist Lyre

Hopefully Devoted, or the Feminist Lyre

a lecture by P.A. Skantze

Tuesday, April 1 6:30 to 8 pm

P.A. Skantze, Performance Practices, University of Roehampton, and CSGS Global Visiting Scholar

This lecture, born of P.A. Skantze’s project The Flaneur at Her Devotions, makes use of a new methodology Skantze has been experimenting with: lyric […]

Feb 27: Queer Canada

Queer Canada

part of the Globally Queer? series

a lecture by Rinaldo Walcott with discussant Tavia Nyong’o

Thursday, February 27 6:30 to 8 pm

Rinaldo Walcott, Sociology and Equity Studies, University of Toronto

Tavia Nyong’o, Performance Studies, New York University

The final installment of this year’s Globally Queer? series features the pioneering, interdisciplinary scholar […]

Nov 18: Brother to Brother

Brother to Brother

a panel discussion with Thomas Allen Harris, Lenelle Moïse, & Bill Wright

Monday, November 18 6 pm

The Institute of African American Affairs (IAAA) at NYU presents a semester-long series (see also Sister to Sister on December 9th) of lectures, poetry readings, and film screenings with key figures, as well as […]

Oct 30: “You Can Tell Just By Looking” and 20 Other Myths About LGBT Life and People

“You Can Tell Just By Looking” and 20 Other Myths About LGBT Life and People

a book salon with Ann Pellegrini & Michael Amico

Wednesday, October 30 6 to 7:30 pm

Ann Pellegrini, Performance Studies and Religious Studies, New York University

Michael Amico, Doctoral Candidate ABD, American Studies, Yale University

“You Can Tell Just […]

Oct 23: Queer Japan

Queer Japan

The first installment of this year’s Globally Queer? series — a panel discussion with Nina Cornyetz, Yukiko Hanawa, Karen Shimakawa, & J. Keith Vincent

Wednesday, October 23 6 to 8 pm

Nina Cornyetz, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University

Yukiko Hanawa, East Asian Studies, New York University

Sept 18: The Queer Subjects of Latino/a Psychoanalysis

The Queer Subjects of Latino/a Psychoanalysis

a panel discussion with Licia Fiol-Matta & Antonio Viego

Wednesday, September 18 6:30 to 8:15 pm

Licia Fiol-Matta, Latin American, Latino and Puerto Rican Studies, Lehman College, CUNY; and Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Languages and Literatures, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Antonio Viego, Literature, Duke University

Moving between archives high […]

April 9: Queer Africa with Desiree Lewis and Keguro Macharia

Queer Africa

the third in the series Globally Queer? — a talk with Desiree Lewis, Keguro Macharia, & Tavia Nyong’o

Tuesday, April 9 6 to 8 pm

Department of Social & Cultural Analysis 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor

Desiree Lewis, Women and Gender Studies, University of the Western Cape, South Africa “Scripting Sexualities in […]

April 3: Stand Close: a conversation on feminist rage, artist-writer collaboration, and the archive, moderated by Tavia Nyong’o

Stand Close

a conversation on feminist rage, artist-writer collaboration, and the archive — moderated by Tavia Nyong’o

Presented by the NYU Performance Studies Forum.

Wednesday, April 3rd 7 pm

Department of Performance Studies 721 Broadway, 6th Floor, Studio 612

Moderated by Tavia Nyong’o, Performance Studies, New York University.

In conjunction with “Stand Close, It’s […]

February 5: Justin Vivian Bond on the Good Life

Justin Vivian Bond on the Good Life

Tuesday, February 5 6:30 to 8:30 pm

Department of Performance Studies 721 Broadway, 6th Floor, Room 621

Join us for the first Performance Studies Forum event of the semester: Justin Vivian Bond on the Good Life! Mx Bond will present on the the critical theme of […]

February 15: The Moment of Practice: Embodying Psychoanalysis Between Consulting Room and Seminar Room

The Moment of Practice: Embodying Psychoanalysis Between Consulting Room and Seminar Room

a panel discussion

Friday, February 15 4 to 6 pm

19 University Place, Room 102, 1st Floor

Speakers: Tracy Simon, Stephen Hartman, and André Lepecki

Moderator: Muriel Dimen

“The Moment of Practice” is the 4th public event co-sponsored by NYU’s Center […]

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